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Junior League of Washington Applicant Interest Form

Thank you for your interest in joining the Junior League of Washington (JLW) as a New Member. This form is designed to provide the Member Recruitment Committee with the information necessary to start your 2016-2017 application for the 2017-2018 New Member Class. JLW is made up of more than 2,300 highly trained volunteers dedicated to improving our community through effective action and leadership. JLW strives to be a vibrant presence in the lives of the women and children in the greater metropolitan area of the District of Columbia, serving as a resource throughout the community to effect positive change, seek common ground, and inspire hope.


This Applicant Interest Form (AIF) must be completed and submitted online by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 9, 2016. AIFs received after this time will not be accepted, and no exceptions will be made.

Eligibility Requirements: 

A woman is eligible to apply for JLW membership if she meets the following criteria:

  • Only women who have reached their 21st birthday by the deadline date used for the Membership Application, March 10, 2017, shall be eligible to be admitted into the 2017-2018 New Member Class.
  • A prospective member must be a resident of the greater metropolitan area of the District of Columbia at the time of application.

Mandatory Information:

Some fields below are marked with an asterisk. These are required and must be completed to submit the form. Please double check that you enter your date of birth correctly, so that we may confirm eligibility (see eligibility requirements above).

You are not required to complete all the information below, but we hope that you will, as it will help us populate our membership directory in the event your application is selected via the lottery drawing to join our 2017-2018 New Member class.

Please ensure that the email address you provide will stay constant throughout the year, as this is where JLW will send all related correspondence during the application process.

Username & Password:  

You are required on this form to create a username and password, which will be used to log into our members-only website should your application be selected via the lottery. We ask that you provide this information now so it too can be migrated into our membership database for future use if applicable. Please pick something you can easily remember months from now, should you make the lottery selection.




Phone and Email





Login Information
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Sponsor Information and Legacy Membership

Each prospective new member must have one Sponsor who is an active or sustaining JLW member in good standing. If you do not know an active or sustaining member to serve as your Sponsor, a Sponsor will be assigned to you from our Sponsor Pool. Note that current New Member Course Participants are not eligible to sponsor.

Yes, I have listed my Junior League of Washington Sponsor name below.
No, please assign a Sponsor to me from the Junior League of Washington Sponsor Pool.


*Legacies who complete all application requirements will automatically be granted a spot in the upcoming New Member class.
Essay Questions
Additional Candidate Information

Membership Agreement

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*Please note that applicants who were not selected in last year's lottery (2016) but complete all of this year's application requirements will bypass the 2017 lottery and will be added to the 2017-2018 New Member class.

**Falsification of Official JLW Documentation Statement: Membership to the Junior League of Washington will be denied to any prospective member who falsifies official JLW documentation.